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Jennifer Hunter - Southern Utah University. Cedar City, UT, US

Jennifer Hunter Jennifer Hunter

Director of Innovative Learning and Partnerships | Southern Utah University


Specializing in online course design, faculty development, and technology, pedagogy, content knowledge (TPACK)


Dr. Jennifer Hunter is the senior instructional designer for Southern Utah University and adjuncts in online education. She assists in the development of the university’s online learning strategy, including research and development, essential learning outcomes, faculty development and outreach.

Dr. Hunter’s main scholarly work is in e-learning, including instructional design, development and delivery, and professional development. Her areas of interest are authentic assessment, e-learning/e-training, instructional technology, interactivity and high-quality online course delivery. Dr. Hunter is currently working towards publishing her work and is co-authoring a book in e-learning and instructional delivery.

Dr. Hunter earned a bachelor of science in business administration and a master of business administration from Southern Utah University and a Ph.D. of philosophy in education from Northcentral University of Phoenix.






Tips and Tricks in Canvas - Jennifer Hunter


Industry Expertise (4)

Education/Learning Writing and Editing Training and Development Business Services

Areas of Expertise (12)

Gender-Based Learning Theories Development and Delivery of Online University Courses Mentoring for Women in Higher Education Technology, Pedagogy, Content Knowledge (TPACK) Faculty Development Elearning Strategy Online Education Professional Development Instructional Design Online Course Design Online Learning Strategies in Higher Education Multi-Cultural Based Learning Theories

Accomplishments (3)

Senator of the Year (professional)

SUUSA, 2009

Classified Staff Distinguished Service (professional)

Southern Utah University, 2009

First Place in Human Resources (personal)

DEX Competition, 2010

Education (3)

Northcentral University: Ph.D., Education

Southern Utah University: M.B.A., Business

Southern Utah University: B.A., Business Administration

Affiliations (3)

  • Association for Educational Communication and Technology
  • Quality Matters
  • United Tribes Technical College

Media Appearances (2)

Meet the SUU Women's Network

SUU Blog  online


This spring, the Southern Utah University Women’s Network (SUUWN) is continuing its initiative to promote education and professional development through a variety of events, panels, and conversations. As an affiliate of the Utah Women in Higher Education Network (UWHEN), SUUWN provides opportunities for professional support among all women on SUU's campus, celebrating success, perpetuating laudable campus traditions, and advocating for the institutions' female employees concerning issues relevant to their campus experience, professional development and satisfaction as a members of this community.

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Critical Conversations: Women Empowering Women

SUU News  online


Jennifer Hunter, the president of the SUUWN, led the conversation. Each year the network has something they focus on, this year’s central focus is professional development.

Critical conversations are collaborative discussions where advice is given and ideas are discussed to help women develop themselves. This conversation consisted of the presentation of several articles for attendees to review and then a guided discussion.

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Courses (2)

EDUC 3200 Educational Psychology

Educational Psychology is designed to give teachers knowledge of the relationship which exists between psychology, students, and the world of teaching and learning. The course explores concepts pertaining to learning modalities along with multi-cultural and gender-based learning theories. Participants will learn about the nature of learning, human growth and development, and how the brain processes information.

EDUC 6440 Creativity in Education

Exploration of theories, research, and strategies concerning creativity and their application to personal creativity and to improvement of classroom practice.